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    Sealing air leaks

    I noticed some nasty air leaks from around the windows and was just wondering what is recommended for sealing?

    Here's a picture of the biggest gap 5/16 inch...
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    Thanks basement_lurker, a project for tomorrow ...

    Thanks basement_lurker, a project for tomorrow



    It exits from that lil overhang of the roof downward outside. I'm fairly certain that is it as I taped up some syran wrap over the toilet fan...
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    Bathroom Exhaust Fans - keeping things out

    Looking for some kinda system I could install (or pay to have installed if beyond me) to prevent flies from entering our bathroom via the exhaust vents.

    2 windows in the bathroom, only 1 opens,...
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    OK actually perhaps a silly question. I see...

    OK actually perhaps a silly question. I see there is a shut off valve to stop the input water from entering the tank above the backflow preventor (yellow handle in the picture on the right) and the...
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    Thanks for the link, I'll give it a try myself!

    Thanks for the link, I'll give it a try myself!
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    You are correct, its a Watts 3/4" 9D-M2 I live...

    You are correct, its a Watts 3/4" 9D-M2

    I live in Grand Rapids MI. Are the shut off valves a problem itself or only when someone shuts off the flow to the expansion tank?


    It hasnt dripped in...
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    Leaking via Backflow Preventer

    I have a Bradford White MIITW75T6EN12 water heater that has recently started leaking cold water out of the backflow preventer. I felt both the pressure release pipe and the backflow pipe, only the...
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    oops.. 'now that its working' sorry

    oops.. 'now that its working'

    sorry
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    Loud clunk when humidifier turns off

    Recently I had a humidifier repaired, it needed a new solenoid. The humidifier never worked since we moved in but now that it is working, anytime it shuts off there is a loud clunk that can be heard...
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    thanks, so after air is purged should it be...

    thanks, so after air is purged should it be tightened all the way back?

    and when water comes out, i know the air is fully purged?

    should the pump be running or off when purging air?


    would...
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    Loud screech / hot pump

    Short version: I had no idea what I was doing (and thus should not have fiddled) but thought I should adjust this pump:
    http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/8070/pumpcloseupne6.jpg
    I first turned...
  12. No idea who installed it, no name or contact was...

    No idea who installed it, no name or contact was left on the unit or in any paperwork that came with the house. House was built 2001 so I'd imagine this unit was in shortly after.

    Well I finally...
  13. unit is operating in the correct direction. ...

    unit is operating in the correct direction. waiting on a second pair of hands to help try to get head off still



    I took some pictures from unscrewing a sink faucet and letting some water out...
  14. I don't recall if he did or not. He did not say...

    I don't recall if he did or not. He did not say to me that it wasn't drawing brine..but obviously doesnt mean he checked. Not sure if this is related or not, but after he left a while later my...
  15. Water Softener Problems - runs, but doesnt work

    We recently moved into a new home (our first) and are experiencing living with a well and softener for the first time, so sorry if I don't know the terminology correctly yet.

    When we moved in, the...
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